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Sexual Health Research Program for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Professors involved

Stuart Gilmour, Professor, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. Sgilmour@slcn.ac.jp


The 2020 Olympics will occur in Tokyo, and will be the largest mass gathering held in Japan’s history. As part of preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has created a research group to develop an HIV and STI prevention strategy for the Olympics. This project will review prevention activities undertaken in other Olympic cities, develop a strategy for prevention of HIV/STIs in Tokyo, and make recommendations for building on the Olympics to establish a legacy for public health in their aftermath.

Students involved

Phuong Nguyen


Dr. Junko Tanuma, AIDS Clinical Centre, National Centre for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo

Grant funding

Health and Labour Sciences Research Grant on HIV/AIDS policy, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 2019-2022


The Tokyo Sexual Health Website was released in late 2020: http://www.tsh.ncgm.go.jp/